Diljit Singh Dosanjh – Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Career, Lifestyle & More – Diljit Dosanjh is an Punjabi Indian actor, singer, television presenter and social media celebrity. Dosanjh is recognised as one of the leading artists in the today’s Punjabi music and Film industry. Diljit works in Punjabi and Hindi cinema.
NameDiljit DosanjhNicknameNot KnownBirth NameDaljit Singh DosanjhProfessionActor, Producer, Singer,
Television Presenter and
Social Media Celebrity
Date of Birth6th January 1984Age (as of 2021)34 years oldBirth PlaceJalandhar District,
Currently Living InLudhiana, Punjab,
NationalityIndianHeight (approx.)178 cm, 1.78 m,5 feet 10 inchesWeight (approx.)69 Kg or 150 lbsEye ColorBrownHair ColorblackParentsBalbir Singh and
Career and Lifestyle Info:
Dosanjh released his first album Ishq Da Uda Ada in 2004 with Finetone Cassettes, a division of T-Series. Rajinder Singh of Finetone, who helped Dosanjh make a debut in the Punjabi music industry, suggested to him to spell his first name as Diljit instead of Daljit. Dosanjh’s third album Smile, with tracks Nachh Diyan Alran Kuwariyan and Paggan Pochviyan Wale, soared Dosanjh’s popularity. The album was released by Finetone Cassettes in 2005. His next album Ishq Ho Gaya was released in 2006 by Finetone Cassettes.
2011 saw Dosanjh’s entry into mainstream Punjabi movies. His debut film in the lead role The Lion of Punjab, was released in February 2011. Though the film flopped at the box office, his track “Lak 28 Kudi Da”, from the movie’s soundtrack was a major success. The track, featuring Yo Yo Honey Singh, reached number 1 on The Official Asian Download Chart in USA published by the BBC.
In 2014, he worked for the movie Punjab 1984, which is set in the backdrop of 1984–86 Punjab insurgency. The film was released on 27 June 2014 and is directed by Anurag Singh. The movie won National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Punjabi. Dosanjh next starred in the social drama Udta Punjab (2016), his first Hindi film. Directed by Abhishek Chaubey, the film deals with the subject of substance abuse in the Indian province of Punjab.
Dosanjh started an NGO called Saanjh Foundation focusing on underprivileged children and seniors, contributing to orphanages and old age homes. It also endeavours youth empowerment with issues like self-confidence, well-being, anti-bullying, mentoring, and career development. It takes its name from the second part of Dosanjh’s last name, which loosely translated means “amity”. He launched this organisation on his birthday in 2013.
Sajjan Singh Rangroot – Movie based on the Western Front during the First World War from 1914-1915
His song Proper Patola that was the first ever Punjabi song to feature on Vevo which also got in one fortnight over a million hits on YouTube. As well as the hit movie Sajjan Singh Rangroot .
Family and Personal Info:
Diljit Dosanjh was born into a Sikh family in the village of Dosanjh Kalan, Jalandhar district, Punjab, India. His father, Balbir Singh, is a retired employee of Punjab Roadways, and his mother, Sukhwinder Kaur, is a homemaker. He has two siblings, one elder sister and one younger brother. He spent his early childhood in Dosanjh Kalan and then moved to Ludhiana, Punjab from where he completed his formal education, including his high school diploma from Shri Guru Harkrishan Public School. While still in school, he began his singing career by performing Kirtan (Sikh religious music) at local Gurdwaras (Sikh Temple).